Monday, November 27, 2017
A decade after the financial crisis, the federal government is easing up its policing of Wall Street
It doesn’t matter if the @GOP gives me a $1,000 tax cut if I have to spend an extra $4,000 on healthcare because of their bill.
Perspective: Sorry, Mr. President. You can’t make Mulvaney "acting" head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Corker on JCT: “It’s very evident we’re not going to have a dynamic score before the attempted floor vote.”
Corker on JCT: “It’s very evident we’re not going to have a dynamic score before the attempted floor vote.”— Alan Rappeport (@arappeport) November 27, 2017
SIREN: Flake and now Corker are raising concerns about there being no official, nonpartisan score before the vote. https://t.co/JyWdr70vKE— Topher Spiro (@TopherSpiro) November 27, 2017
Sen. Chris Coons is asking the Judiciary Committee to hold a hearing on potential presidential interference with U.S. Attorneys' offices
NEW VIDEO: After “Pocahontas,” Trump’s an ex-president waiting to happen - imminently. So this will be the last episode of #TheResistanceGQ. If you’re a political account and I unfollow you it ain’t personal. And I recommend everybody follow @ddale8 pic.twitter.com/NzguN6uvL3— Keith Olbermann (@KeithOlbermann) November 27, 2017
The House committee is scheduled to consider two gun measures, including one that is a top priority of the NRA
CNN journalists have risked their lives in the most dangerous places around the world so you know the truth
WATCH: Elizabeth Warren responds to Trump's "Pocahontas" remark on @MSNBC:— NBC News (@NBCNews) November 27, 2017
"It is deeply unfortunate that the President of the United States cannot even make it through a ceremony honoring these heroes without having to throw out a racial slur." pic.twitter.com/au1QntxDzR
Ret. Col. Lee Busby (USMC) will challenge Roy Moore via old-fashioned write-in campaign in Alabama. His 31 years of service, work as vice chief of staff to Gen. John Kelly, and private sector credentials dwarf Moore by what used to be the GOP's standards. https://t.co/SzNbDj1bjA— Craig Harrington (@Craigipedia) November 27, 2017
Every time Trump blasts the free press and calls real news “fake,” it’s a setback for media literacy and an informed citizenry
This year at least four states – Kansas, Maryland, Texas and Virginia – considered proof of citizenship measures.
Pres. Trump at event honoring Native American code talkers: "We have a representative in Congress who they say was here a long time ago. They call her Pocahontas."
Pres. Trump at event honoring Native American code talkers: "We have a representative in Congress who they say was here a long time ago. They call her Pocahontas." https://t.co/JTI88D8u5t pic.twitter.com/o3p8DCihxg— This Week (@ThisWeekABC) November 27, 2017
Trump, at event with Navajo Code Talkers at WH, makes "Pocahontas" crack about Senator Warren. There was silence in the room. Per pool.— Jim Acosta (@Acosta) November 27, 2017
As usual, deplorable @CNN coverage of Sinai tragedy today. Anchor more interested in reporters access to Sinai than in those who lost their lives
Authoritarian government in Egypt now following Trump's cue to attack CNN. When the President of the United States demonizes the press, despots listen—and celebrate. https://t.co/PLTyfHRtc3— Brian Klaas (@brianklaas) November 27, 2017
As usual, deplorable @CNN coverage of Sinai tragedy today. Anchor more interested in reporters access to Sinai than in those who lost their lives !!!— Egypt MFA Spokesman (@MfaEgypt) November 26, 2017
It was shocking not only for what it says about President Trump’s state of mind, but for all but authorizing authoritarian regimes around the world to target CNN and other journalists. Without journos’ sacrifice and service, all that remains is propaganda and lies. Damned lies. pic.twitter.com/gwUZrmuYP3— Christiane Amanpour (@camanpour) November 27, 2017
Analysis: Did he or didn’t he? Al Franken keeps apologizing for groping he says he can’t remember doing.
Frank says the statute was written specifically to protect the consumer bureau from political interference.
Breitbart senior editor defends Judge Roy Moore citing Ringo Starr's hit cover of the song "You're Sixteen You're Beautiful (And You're Mine)"
People are only beginning to realize just how bad the #GOPTaxBill is going to be for America's seniors
Reminder: The Senate Judiciary Committee gave Jared Kushner a November 27 deadline to turn over the missing records
Reminder: The Senate Judiciary Committee gave Jared Kushner a November 27 deadline to turn over the missing records—including the emails about WikiLeaks and a “backdoor overture” from Russia during the election. That’s today.— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) November 27, 2017
#selfemployed FOUR ALARM ALERT! This tax bill cuts almost ALL deductions for self-employed people! "child and dependent care; education expenses; job expenses; home office tax deductions. This ending of deductions will have a huge effect on the incomes of self-employed people"— Naomi Wolf (@naomirwolf) November 26, 2017
GOP lawmakers used to want to scale back a Washington that they felt was spending out of control. Now, the tax plan they want would add $1.5 trillion to the national debt
BREAKING: They do not have the votes yet for the tax bill. This week is make or break. Possible vote Thursday. Here's what you need to know.
Trump’s weekend attacks on CNN open new questions about good faith of DOJ antitrust enforcement vs TimeWarner
If President Trump knew the facts, he would never have sent that tweet. Here is my (late) camerawoman Margaret Moth, who took a bullet in the face covering the facts and truth
after all the noise Republicans made about Benghazi Tillerson refused to be briefed on diplomatic security
Extraordinary story of a boastful, crazy Russian whose wild 11/12/16 claims about what he did for Trump have proved perfectly accurate
"It's very important and urgent that we get him out of office," says Democratic mega donor Tom Steyer after funding $20 million ad campaign calling for Trump's impeachment
Trump Conflict Of Interest: CFPB Pick Mulvaney Linked To Lobbyist For Bank Facing Possible CFPB Sanctions
Friday: Reuters reports that CFPB is preparing huge lawsuit against megabank Santander— David Sirota (@davidsirota) November 27, 2017
Also Friday: Trump appoints Mulvaney to head CFPB, where he can reverse the case
Left unsaid by Trump: Mulvaney's fmr top aide is right now lobbying for Santanderhttps://t.co/7tocVAJtTi
Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross: I lied about being a billionaire, and my assets being in a trust.
We should have a contest as to which of the Networks, plus CNN and not including Fox, is the most dishonest, corrupt and/or distorted in its political coverage of your favorite President (me). They are all bad. Winner to receive the FAKE NEWS TROPHY!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 27, 2017
Trump’s tax plan contains anti-abortion language that could potentially have far-reaching consequences for women’s health. The Republicans literally put anti-abortion language in a tax bill!
Trump’s tax plan contains anti-abortion language that could potentially have far-reaching consequences for women’s health. The Republicans literally put anti-abortion language in a tax bill! The #GOPTaxPlan is a #BadDealForWomen https://t.co/Tl3FgSCgLY— Renato Mariotti (@renato_mariotti) November 27, 2017
Back in D.C., big week for Tax Cuts and many other things of great importance to our Country. Senate Republicans will hopefully come through for all of us. The Tax Cut Bill is getting better and better. The end result will be great for ALL!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 27, 2017
It has been 58 days since the Russian sanctions were to be initiated. Still nothing has been done @BenCardinforMD @ChrisCoons @RepAdamSchiff @RepSwalwell @SenFeinstein @SenJohnMcCain @AriMelber @SethAbramson @jaketapper @JoyAnnReid @jimsciutto @NicolleDWallace https://t.co/yt4rXU3esM— Maroniteman (@vietnamvetman) November 27, 2017
GOP Sen. Tim Scott says 'the best thing Roy Moore can do for the country is to move on.' "It is time for us to turn the page."
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Democratic Rep. Brendan Boyle bashed the sale of Time Inc., including Time magazine, to a company backed by the Koch brothers, saying “Get ready for next year’s new Time Magazine feature “Person of the Last & Next Century” Ayn Rand.”
Democratic Rep. Brendan Boyle bashed the sale of Time Inc., including Time magazine, to a company backed by the Koch brothers, saying “Get ready for next year’s new Time Magazine feature “Person of the Last & Next Century” Ayn Rand.”— Eduardo Samaniego (@EduSamani) November 27, 2017
The Kochs buying Time...Murdoch buying CNN...Sinclair Broadcasting buying Tribune Media...and the end of net neutrality...— J.Tiberius (@capnkirk1701) November 27, 2017
WHAT COULD GO WRONG???
Ivanka Trump has called for more support for working women around the world, but she has remained silent about the largely female garment workforce that makes her clothing
I fear the long game nationally will follow the template set by states like mine: cut revenue to benefit top earners, then cut vital services to health care, environmental safety, education & social safety nets. -BillMoyers.com reader Travis Rakes https://t.co/kyQe9vwpPF— BillMoyers.com (@BillMoyers) November 27, 2017